EPA's Existing Authority to Impose a Carbon 'Tax'

6 Pages Posted: 16 Aug 2019 Last revised: 2 Oct 2019

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E. Donald Elliott

Yale University - Law School; Antonin Scalia Law School

Date Written: April 24, 2019


EPA has existing statutory authority to impose a "user fee" on carbon emissions or other forms of pollution under The Independent Offices Appropriation Act, 31 U.S.C. ยง9701.

Keywords: Carbon Tax User Fees

JEL Classification: K32

Suggested Citation

Elliott, E. Donald, EPA's Existing Authority to Impose a Carbon 'Tax' (April 24, 2019). 49 ELR 10919 (October 2019), Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3436133

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